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  • Jul 28

    Building Relationships with Indigenous Peoples


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    November 9 and February 8, 2018

    There is near consensus that the conditions of Indigenous peoples in Canada rank as one of our most serious shortcomings as a nation. Unacceptable gaps separate First Nations, Métis and Inuit people from other Canadians in terms of education attainment, employment and housing, and Indigenous communities continue to report disproportionate high rates of fetal alcohol syndrome, teen suicides, and chronic diseases such as diabetes. In recent years the efforts of Indigenous, Provincial and Federal governments has somewhat shifted from focusing... Read more

    Time:8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Location: 60 George St., Ottawa, ON
    Event Type: Course
    Categories: Indigenous Governance Levels: Managers, Executives Expertise: Indigenous Governance

  • Aug 2

    Strengthening Your Political Savvy


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    November 14 and February 5, 2018

    Updated to reflect the new government, this one-day course will introduce you to the skills and abilities for understanding and cultivating your political acuity in the federal public service. Learn how to recognize and work with formal and informal systems, practices, relationships and cultures so that you can identify impacts, influence decisions and achieve organizational objectives. Who should participate in this course? This course will be of interest to federal government employees who work in policy, programming, communications, legal or... Read more

    Time:8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Location: 60 George St., Ottawa, ON
    Event Type: Course
    Categories: Fundamentals of Government Levels: Officers and Analysts Expertise: Public Sector Governance

  • Aug 9-10

    Science in Government 201 – Essentials of S & T Policy


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    November 2-3 and February 6-7, 2018

    Updated to reflect the new government, this two-day course is the second in a series of courses targeted to meet the needs of science and policy professionals in government. Science is a key contributor to the delivery of a broad range of public policy and regulatory mandates, but are not always well understood. Better integration of science policy and regulation is needed to support evidence-based decision-making but remains a challenge. There is demand for more public servants trained at the... Read more

    Time:8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Location: 60 George St., Ottawa, ON
    Event Type: Course
    Categories: Policy, Science Policy Levels: Officers and Analysts Expertise: Public Sector Governance

  • Aug 10

    Policy and Communications


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    February 15, 2018

    This practical one-day course covers practical strategies for identifying roles and tasks, developing a common approach within key projects and working synergistically to employ the full potential, knowledge and expertise of the two groups to best effect. Who should participate in this course? Officers and managers within federal communications and policy shops who work in cross-disciplinary environments should attend this course. Participants will be able to: •    Build on strengths by understanding the roles to enhance collaboration •    Work with... Read more

    Time:8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Location: 60 George St., Ottawa, ON
    Event Type: Course
    Categories: Communications, Policy Levels: Officers and Analysts, Managers Expertise: Public Sector Governance

  • Aug 14

    Demystifying the Treasury Board Submission Process


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    November 7 and February 7, 2018

    This one-day course brings to life both the theory and practice of TB submissions to help make submission-writing a surmountable challenge. Participants will learn to: How penalties are set and funds allocated The Treasury Board Secretariat’s role in the Federal Government The decision making process Roles and responsibilities of Cabinet, the Privy Council Office and Finance Types of submissions and required elements How results-based expenditure management is driving the system Winning strategies to manage the process and to succeed Who... Read more

    Time:8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Location: 60 George St., Ottawa, ON
    Event Type: Course
    Categories: Fundamentals of Government Levels: Officers and Analysts Expertise: Public Sector Governance

  • Aug 15

    Policy 3: Behavioural “Nudge” Economics – Innovation in Policymaking


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    October 26, January 25, 2018 and March 20, 2018

    Back by popular demand! This one-day course takes policymaking to the next level to help you better navigate the complex policy landscape and create the conditions for success. Who should participate in this course? Seasoned policy analysts and those with a keen interest in new policy directions will find this course invaluable.  It provides a more realistic understanding of how decisions are made under conditions of risk, uncertainty and complexity, and discusses how behavioural insights improve policy design and implementation. ... Read more

    Time:8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Location: 60 George St., Ottawa, ON
    Event Type: Course
    Categories: Policy Levels: Officers and Analysts, Managers, Executives Expertise: Modernizing Government, Public Sector Governance

  • Aug 17

    Delivering “Deliverology” (Results & Delivery)


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    November 9 and January 31, 2018

    The Prime Minister has indicated that his priorities remain "growing the middle class," "improved relationships with, and outcomes for, Indigenous peoples," "stronger diversity" and "international engagement that makes a difference in the world". Participants will use a unique, IOG-developed 15-step roadmap to prepare their organisation to plan, implement and report based on the expectations of deliverology (delivery and results) and the new Policy on Results. Why this is important? Treasury Board’s new Policy on Results came into effect July 1... Read more

    Time:8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Location: 60 George St., Ottawa, ON
    Event Type: Course
    Categories: Management Levels: Officers and Analysts, Managers Expertise: Modernizing Government

  • Aug 22

    Leading Transformation and Change Management


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    December 5 and March 6, 2018

    A clear vision guided by strong leadership is crucial when you are forced to drive sustainable change, provide the best advice and deliver outcomes.  With current pressures, organizations of all sizes are looking for new ways to deliver on their mandates while finding operational efficiencies.  Understanding where to start, who to engage, and how to guide staff on the journey can be a complex challenge. Who should participate in this course? Managers at all levels involved in, or considering embarking... Read more

    Time:8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Location: 60 George St., Ottawa, ON
    Event Type: Course
    Categories: Leadership, Management Levels: Managers Expertise: Modernizing Government


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